Does the Book of Revelation Have Divine Authority?

Does the Book of Revelation Have Divine Authority?

The first few words of verse 1 are crucial as well as not just a bit controversial. The crucial part is that the words of Revelation are characterized as more than divinely inspired; they are divinely given. Let me explain what I mean. Since Christians tend to be primarily focused on the New Testament, then

Understanding Prayer: The Soul’s Language (10/10)

Understanding Prayer: The Soul’s Language (10/10)

Kol Nidre, the haunting melody that begins the Holy of Holies of Jewish time. What is it about Kol Nidre that speaks so powerfully to the Jewish soul? It isn’t the words themselves, dry, prosaic, not poetry, not even a prayer. They’re actually a legal formula for the annulment of vows. So how did they

Shofar Experience. Jewish Prayer (Psalms 63)

Shofar Experience. Jewish Prayer (Psalms 63)

Psalms 63:1-2 (hebrew) O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is; 2 To see thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary.

Understanding Prayer: Praise (3/10)

Understanding Prayer: Praise (3/10)

It’s said that Eskimos have fifty different words for snow. I’m not sure about that, but this I know that Hebrew has many, many words for praise. Lehodot, lehallel, leshabeach, lefa’er, leromem, lehader, levarech, le’aleh, ulekales, and others. Because just as Eskimos live in the midst of snow, so to be a Jew is to

Science Says: Religion Is Good For Your Health

Science Says: Religion Is Good For Your Health

Theologists, scientists and thought leaders have attempted for centuries to understand the impact that religion can have on human beings – both mentally and physically. And it is commonly accepted around that world, that religion and spirituality are among the most important of cultural factors. Giving structure and meaning to our behaviors, our value systems,